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RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 22 strongside defensive end in the nation and the No. 8 prospect in Maryland by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 30 weakside defensive end in the country and the No. 14 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 55 defensive end in the country and the No. 12 defensive end in the East by Scout … Ranked as the No. 43 defensive end in the country, the No. 55 player in his region and the No. 11 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 9/24/2014 … A member of the All-Atlantic Region Team by SuperPrep … Participated in the Semper Fidelis All-Star Game … A 2014 American Family Insurance All-USA Maryland Football Team selection … A second-team All-Met selection at defensive line by The Washington Post  … As a junior, had 11 tackles, including 3.5 for loss and three sacks, before breaking his foot after four games.

PERSONAL: Born Feb. 12, 1997, in Cheverly, MD … Son of Daron Fullwood and Angela Jones … Enjoys photography … Contemplated major is business.

WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “I thought it was the best fit for me. I wanted to be a little closer to home, other than Maryland. It’s not that bad of a drive for family, and I have a lot of family in Virginia, in Hampton and Richmond. Everyone is kind of in the same area, so it’ll be easier for everyone to come and see me play.”

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